Rosamund Pike: 5 Awesome Performances And 5 That Sucked

For every Gone Girl, there's movies where Rosamund Pike actually wished she went missing from set.

With David Fincher's hugely-anticipated new thriller Gone Girl hitting cinemas this weekend, the talk of Hollywood is star Rosamund Pike, who on top of being jaw-droppingly gorgeous, gives an outstanding performance as Nick Dunne's (Ben Affleck) missing wife Amy, one which may very well land her a Best Actress Oscar nomination early next year. To say anymore than that about the movie's twisty narrative would be criminal, so make sure to see it and experience Pike's magnificent work for yourself. This is unquestionably the effort that will land her on the Hollywood A-list practically overnight, given her relatively low-flying status prior, deferring to supporting roles in major movies and working actively in the British cinema scene. Needless to say, audiences should expect to see Pike earning more high-profile movie offers in the coming months, as she proves beyond all doubt her incredible range in Fincher's provocative, shocking thriller. Still, like any actress, she's had her ups and downs over the years, hitting big in awards fare and then slumming it in lesser productions for blatant, easy paycheques. So, it's time to look at 5 of Rosamund Pike's greatest performances, and of course, 5 that, in total honesty, just completely sucked.

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